Oct 7, 2012 2:00pm PDT
to the environment. >> reporter: that's a big question, too. they have designed his suit and the balloon and the capsule to withstand all this. we're going to show you where the balloon is going to be launched. our photo journalist mike love and i pivot over to the field over here. this is where the balloon will be launched. the balloon is 55 stories high to pull him up to the edge of space. the plan is once he steps off and starting the free fall, the balloon and capsule will fall back to earth on their own and retreat. the plan is to preserve the two for history, and hopefully that will happen and all can be preserved. it's going to be very exciting. it will take about 20 minutes total, so we'll see. >> you are poised to witness it all. thanks so much, brian todd, keep us posted. this might now happen on tuesday pending weather. >>> some military wives knew this would get your attention. going topless, but there's a series cause behind what they're doing. ♪ [ male announcer ] its lightweight construction makes it nimble... ♪ its road gripping performance makes it a cadillac. introd
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
or preserving the environment. the entire movement emerging that is challenging the irs, that is defying the ban on political endorsement is a conservative movement. >> those behind the campaign are already daring the irs on to sue them. here's what the laws ths, a tax-exempt religious organization is a legal entity that did not participate in or sbemp in any political campaign on behalf of any candidate for public office. so has any church or any one faced a penalty as a result? >> there are very occasional penalties. really it seems like a handful every year, but there's not a wide number by any stretch. what you say is exactly right. this is an attempt by a conservative networks of pastors and lawyers to really challenge this law. the law dates back to 1954. it's been on the books now for over 60 years, and what they want to do is to get a church penalized so they can challenge the law and take this to court and attempt to get this ban overturned. we'll see if it works. >> so i guess is the interpretation as to why the irs or no other government agency has engaged in this is because they don'
Oct 6, 2012 7:00pm PDT
. this is a very complicated cocktail of biology, environment, and psychology. and it's not simply a behavioral choice. >> okay. let me play devil's advocate. no one chooses to be overweight? >> absolutely not, or anorexic. >> many people will say, you do, it's a lifestyle choice, food choices that you make. emmy, you're very much in the public spotlight, what are your thoughts on this? >> i definitely think that -- absolutely i agree with you, doctor, you cannot choose to be obese, you don't choose to be anorexic, it just seems to be yes, people think you probably sit at home and eatons of food, you sit at home or don't eat anything at all, that's a choice. it's beyond that. it's way beyond that. there's so many factors involved. i think that the issue here is that it was the straw that broke the camel's back with jennifer. and i do believe that she has used this opportunity during the month of anti-bullying to step up. and her news director okayed it and the station supported her to stand up and not name the individual that wrote the -- i guess it's a blog or letter to her. she actually direc